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Ahishar
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahishar
Ahishar (אֲחִישָׁר‎, achishar). The officer who was in charge of Solomon’s palace (1 Kgs 4:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahishar (Person)
AHISHAR (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂šār (אֲחִישָׁר)]. One of Solomon’s high officials (śārı̂m), who was in charge of the palace (1 Kgs 4:6). His duties as royal chamberlain, or majordomo (ʿal-habbāyit, “over the house”), were centered on the administration of the royal household. Near Eastern parallels
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahishar
Ahishar ə-hishʹär [Heb. aḥîšār—‘my brother has sung’]. Mentioned in Solomon’s list of heads of departments as “royal chamberlain” (1 K. 4:6).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahishar
Ahishar (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂šār)A high official under King Solomon, in charge of the palace (1 Kgs. 4:6).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahishar
Ahishar [ə hīˊshär] (Heb. ˒aḥîšār “my brother has sung”). A high official under King Solomon, put in charge of the palace (1 Kgs. 4:6).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahishar
AHI´SHAR (a-hīʹshar; “my brother has sung”). The officer who was “over the household” of Solomon (1 Kings 4:6), i.e., steward, or governor of the palace, a place of great importance and influence in the East, 960 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ahishar
Ahisharbrother of song = singer, the officer who was “over the household” of Solomon (1 Kings 4:6).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ahishar
AHISHAR [a HIGH shar] (brother of song) — an official or servant of King Solomon (1 Kin. 4:6).
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